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• Right-hander Hisashi Iwakuma took another step Saturday as he continues to rehab a strained finger tendon on his throwing hand. A few hours before the game, Iwakuma threw a 45-pitch bullpen that included fastballs, curveballs and sliders. He'll increase his next session to 50-55 pitches Tuesday with the hope he can face live hitting by the end of next week.

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Full Game Coverage • Right-hander Hisashi Iwakuma took another step Saturday as he continues to rehab a strained finger tendon on his throwing hand. A few hours before the game, Iwakuma threw a 45-pitch bullpen that included fastballs, curveballs and sliders. He'll increase his next session to 50-55 pitches Tuesday with the hope he can face live hitting by the end of next week.

Adam Lewis is an associate reporter for MLB.com.

 

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